higher education

Time for Universities to Step Up

August 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Time for Universities to Step Up

They say every crisis is an opportunity. But you could excuse the higher ed sector for being able to embrace this truism, swamped as it is with the financial pain, logistical burden, and overall uncertainty inflicted upon it by COVID-19. Amid the struggle to adjust budgets, plan for re-opening, and stay in touch with students […]

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Discussion Questions for Higher Education Leaders

June 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Discussion Questions for Higher Education Leaders

As a service to the higher education industry, Econsult Solutions has developed the following questionnaire to help leaders prepare for success in an uncertain future. Many are looking to you for the answers, which are hard to come by when things are so fluid. We know you appreciate the importance of asking the right questions, and it […]

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What Should Universities Look Like Going Forward?

May 7, 2020 / Comments Off on What Should Universities Look Like Going Forward?

The global pandemic has shuttered college campuses and shaken the entire higher education industry. We don’t know what’s next. Heck, we don’t even know when’s next. But, it’s likely some schools won’t make it, others will look completely different, and none will ever be the same. What’s a university administrator to do? Higher ed was […]

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ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

May 1, 2020 / Comments Off on ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

In late April, Econsult Solutions Inc. hosted a webinar series on critical issues facing the higher education sector. When these five sessions were first conceived and scheduled, of course no one could have predicted that a global pandemic would bring travel and economy to a halt, disrupt all social and commercial activity, and leave every […]

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The Vital Role of Research Universities in Solving Humanity’s Worst Public Health Crises

April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on The Vital Role of Research Universities in Solving Humanity’s Worst Public Health Crises

It’s official: we are living in unprecedented times. Not since the Great Bubonic Plague 650 years ago has a public health crisis affected such a large proportion of the world’s population in such an intense way. Many of us are deep enough into this new normal that we’ve literally gone through all five stages of […]

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COVID-19 Implications for Higher Education

March 18, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-19 Implications for Higher Education

Think back to your most vivid memories of college. (For some of us, “back” is a lot of years ago.) Tailgating before the big game and rushing the field after a big upset. Frat parties or small group Bible studies (or, for some of us, both!). 9:00am lecture hall and late-night study sessions, ugh. And of course, graduation. We […]

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